Archives for February, 2012

CT LEVELS AND TIMING OF THYROIDECTOMY IN MTC

Elisei R, Romei C, Renzini G, Bottici V, Cosci B, Molinaro E, Agate L, Cappagli V, Miccoli P, Berti P, Faviana P, Ugolini C, Basolo F, Vitti P, Pinchera A. The Timing of Total Thyroidectomy in RET Gene Mutation Carriers Could Be Personalized and Safely Planned on the Basis of Serum Calcitonin: 18 Years Experience […]

SCREENING AND TREATMENT OF THYROID ABNORMALITIES IN EARLY PREGNANCY

Lazarus JH, Bestwick JP, Channon S, Paradice R, Maina A, Rees R, Chiusano E, John R, Guaraldo V, George LM, Perona M, Dall’Amico D, Parkes AB, Joomun M, Wald NJ. Antenatal thyroid screening and childhood cognitive function. N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb 9;366(6):493-501. ABSTRACT–Children born to women with low thyroid hormone levels have been […]

3% OF MNG PATIENTS WITH RAI TREATMENT NEED THYROIDECTOMY

Need for thyroidectomy in patients treated with radioactive iodide for benign thyroid disease.Villadsen MJ, Sørensen CH, Godballe C, Nygaard B. Dan Med Bull. 2011 Dec;58(12):A4343. ABSTRACT-Nodular toxic and non-toxic goitres are seen in approximately 15% of Danish women, and the pros and cons of thyroidectomy versus radioiodine (RI) therapy are often discussed. The purpose of […]

RAI VS SURGERY FOR THYROID REMNANT ABLATION

Outpatient Thyroid Remnant Ablation Using Repeated Low 131-Iodine Activities (740 MBq/20 mCi x 2) in Patients with Low-Risk Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Clerc J, Bienvenu-Perrard M, Pichard de Malleray C, Dagousset F, Delbot T, Dreyfuss M, Groussin L, Marlowe RJ, Leger FA, Chevalier A. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan 11. ABSTRACT- In low-risk differentiated thyroid […]

MORE ON LOW DOSE THYROID AB LATION

Outpatient Thyroid Remnant Ablation Using Repeated Low 131-Iodine Activities (740 MBq/20 mCi x 2) in Patients with Low-Risk Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Clerc J, Bienvenu-Perrard M, Pichard de Malleray C, Dagousset F, Delbot T, Dreyfuss M, Groussin L, Marlowe RJ, Leger FA, Chevalier A. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan 11. ABSTRACT- In low-risk differentiated thyroid […]

LATERAL VS CENTRAL NODES AND RECURRENCE OF CANCER

Not the Number but the Location of Lymph Nodes Matters for Recurrence Rate and Disease-Free Survival in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. de Meer SG, Dauwan M, de Keizer B, Valk GD, Borel Rinkes IH, Vriens MR. World J Surg. 2012 Jan 20. ABSTRACT-Several Japanese studies have focused on identifying prognostic factors in patients with […]